The table below looks at the statistics for MCSA in IT jobs advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSA over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 188 163 159
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -4
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 13 48 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.27% 0.99% 0.42%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.14% 4.11% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 13 37 14
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £47,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
MCSA
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Yorkshire region.

Qualifications Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1142 1169 933
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 23.91% 23.99% 26.42%
Number of salaries quoted 934 942 684
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCSA across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCSA Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

MCSA
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCSA across the West Yorkshire region.

MCSA Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

MCSA
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSA across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

MCSA Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

MCSA
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSA within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -18 11 £38,500 +2.66% 2
Halifax - 1 £36,000 -
MCSA
Yorkshire

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing MCSA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MCSA.

1 39 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 35 (89.74%) VMware
3 31 (79.49%) Windows
3 31 (79.49%) Microsoft
4 29 (74.36%) Active Directory
5 25 (64.10%) MS Exchange
6 22 (56.41%) SAN
6 22 (56.41%) VMware Infrastructure
7 20 (51.28%) MCSE
8 19 (48.72%) Citrix
9 17 (43.59%) Windows Server 2012
10 16 (41.03%) ITIL
10 16 (41.03%) VoIP
11 15 (38.46%) MS Excel
11 15 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2010
12 14 (35.90%) SQL Server
13 12 (30.77%) NetApp
13 12 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2003
14 11 (28.21%) Firewall
14 11 (28.21%) MCITP
14 11 (28.21%) SharePoint
14 11 (28.21%) WAN
14 11 (28.21%) LAN
14 11 (28.21%) VPN
14 11 (28.21%) DNS
14 11 (28.21%) DHCP
15 10 (25.64%) TCP/IP
15 10 (25.64%) MCP
15 10 (25.64%) HP
15 10 (25.64%) Dell

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing MCSA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MCSA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 25 (64.10%) MS Exchange
2 15 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2003
4 11 (28.21%) SharePoint
5 9 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (5.13%) Lync
7 2 (5.13%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (38.46%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.69%) MS Visio
2 3 (7.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (56.41%) SAN
2 16 (41.03%) VoIP
3 11 (28.21%) WAN
3 11 (28.21%) DHCP
3 11 (28.21%) VPN
3 11 (28.21%) DNS
3 11 (28.21%) LAN
3 11 (28.21%) Firewall
4 10 (25.64%) TCP/IP
5 8 (20.51%) Wireless
6 3 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (5.13%) Multicast
7 2 (5.13%) Spanning Tree
7 2 (5.13%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (5.13%) Network Security
7 2 (5.13%) 802.11
7 2 (5.13%) SONET
7 2 (5.13%) MPLS
7 2 (5.13%) OSPF
7 2 (5.13%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (35.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (10.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (30.77%) Analyst
2 9 (23.08%) 3rd Line Support
2 9 (23.08%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 7 (17.95%) Technical Support
4 6 (15.38%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) Administrator
5 4 (10.26%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) IT Administrator
6 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Support Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) 3rd Line Technical Support
6 3 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) IT Support
7 2 (5.13%) Applications Support Manager
7 2 (5.13%) Applications Manager
7 2 (5.13%) Support Manager
7 2 (5.13%) Support Team Leader
7 2 (5.13%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.26%) HTML
2 2 (5.13%) Web Services
2 2 (5.13%) LAMP
2 2 (5.13%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) EqualLogic
2 4 (10.26%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (10.26%) Statistics
3 2 (5.13%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 31 (79.49%) Windows
2 17 (43.59%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (12.82%) Linux
6 3 (7.69%) Windows XP
6 3 (7.69%) UNIX
7 2 (5.13%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (41.03%) ITIL
2 4 (10.26%) Root Cause Analysis
2 4 (10.26%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (10.26%) Line Management
3 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Management
3 3 (7.69%) Service Delivery
3 3 (7.69%) Change Management
3 3 (7.69%) Security Management
3 3 (7.69%) Problem Management
4 2 (5.13%) Performance Management
4 2 (5.13%) Network Management
4 2 (5.13%) Software Engineering
4 2 (5.13%) Project Management
4 2 (5.13%) Mentoring
5 1 (2.56%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.08%) SQL
2 2 (5.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 39 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (51.28%) MCSE
3 11 (28.21%) MCITP
4 10 (25.64%) MCP
5 9 (23.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (15.38%) CCA
6 6 (15.38%) Citrix Certification
7 5 (12.82%) Degree
8 4 (10.26%) MCTS
9 3 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (7.69%) CCNA
10 1 (2.56%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) SLA
2 1 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 29 (74.36%) Active Directory
2 22 (56.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (25.64%) Hyper-V
3 10 (25.64%) vSphere
4 9 (23.08%) XenApp
4 9 (23.08%) XenServer
4 9 (23.08%) VMware ESX
5 6 (15.38%) XenDesktop
6 3 (7.69%) VMware Server
6 3 (7.69%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 9 (23.08%) WSUS
2 6 (15.38%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (2.56%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 35 (89.74%) VMware
2 31 (79.49%) Microsoft
3 19 (48.72%) Citrix
4 12 (30.77%) NetApp
5 10 (25.64%) HP
5 10 (25.64%) Dell
6 9 (23.08%) Cisco
7 6 (15.38%) Veeam
7 6 (15.38%) Riverbed
8 4 (10.26%) WatchGuard
9 3 (7.69%) EMC
10 1 (2.56%) CheckPoint
10 1 (2.56%) Symantec
10 1 (2.56%) Clearswift
10 1 (2.56%) CommVault
10 1 (2.56%) Dell Compellent
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